Top Albums of 1977





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
12
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols Punk Rock
2
28
Television Marquee Moon Art Punk, Post-Punk
3
59
Fleetwood Mac Rumours Soft Rock
4
68
The Clash The Clash Punk Rock
5
117
Kraftwerk Trans Europa Express/Trans-Europe Express Electronic
6
122
David Bowie Low Art Rock, Experimental Rock
7
131
Elvis Costello My Aim Is True New Wave, Pub Rock
8
161
The Original Soundtrack Saturday Night Fever Disco, Film Soundtrack
9
210
Bob Marley and The Wailers Exodus Roots Reggae
10
213
Suicide Suicide Minimal Synth, Synth Punk
11
269
David Bowie "Heroes" Art Rock, Experimental Rock
12
292
Wire Pink Flag Art Punk
13
318
Steely Dan Aja Jazz-Rock, Pop Rock
14
373
Talking Heads Talking Heads: 77 Art Punk, New Wave
15
375
Iggy Pop Lust for Life Rock
16
392
Ramones Rocket to Russia Punk Rock
17
521
Ian Dury New Boots and Panties!! New Wave, Pub Rock, Punk Rock
18
541
Billy Joel The Stranger Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
19
558
Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell Pop Rock, Rock Opera
20
612
Iggy Pop The Idiot Art Rock, Post-Punk
21
623
Richard Hell & The Voidoids Blank Generation Art Punk
22
655
Brian Eno Before and After Science Art Rock
23
670
Augustus Pablo King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown Dub
24
679
The Congos Heart of the Congos Roots Reggae
25
829
Weather Report Heavy Weather Jazz Fusion
26
1005
The Damned Damned Damned Damned Punk Rock
27
1007
Jackson Browne Running On Empty Singer/Songwriter
28
1046
The Jam In the City Mod Revival, New Wave, Punk Rock
29
1074
Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. Punk Rock
30
1118
The Saints (I'm) Stranded Punk Rock
31
1139
Muddy Waters Hard Again Chicago Blues
32
1203
Electric Light Orchestra Out of the Blue Pop Rock, Symphonic Rock
33
1220
Ramones Leave Home Punk Rock
34
1231
AC/DC Let There Be Rock Hard Rock
35
1339
Culture Two Sevens Clash Roots Reggae
36
1370
The Stranglers The Stranglers IV - Rattus Norvegicus New Wave, Punk Rock
37
1411
Radio Birdman Radios Appear Punk Rock
38
1426
Randy Newman Little Criminals Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
39
1516
Al Green The Belle Album Southern Soul
40
1582
Parliament Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome P-Funk
41
1618
Mink DeVille Cabretta/Mink DeVille Pop Rock
42
1659
Pink Floyd Animals Art Rock, Progressive Rock
43
1678
Dennis Wilson Pacific Ocean Blue Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
44
1708
Throbbing Gristle Second Annual Report Industrial
45
1822
Ornette Coleman Dancing in Your Head Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz Fusion
46
1850
Giorgio Moroder From Here to Eternity Italo-Disco
47
1853
Augustus Pablo East of the River Nile Reggae
48
1887
Dead Boys Young Loud and Snotty Punk Rock
49
1919
João Gilberto Amoroso Bossa Nova
50
1946
Townes Van Zandt Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas Country, Singer/Songwriter
51
1965
Jacques Brel Brel Chanson texte
52
2008
Cheap Trick In Color Hard Rock, Power Pop
53
2136
Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors Southern Rock
54
2192
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood/Black President [1981] Afrobeat
55
2210
Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (I) Art Rock
56
2222
John Williams / The London Symphony Orchestra Star Wars Film Score, Orchestral
57
2237
Eric Clapton Slowhand Blues Rock
58
2712
Peter Tosh Equal Rights Roots Reggae
59
2734
Veneno Veneno Andalusian Rock, Flamenco Nuevo
60
2846
Emmylou Harris Luxury Liner Progressive Country
61
2891
Kate and Anna McGarrigle Dancer with Bruised Knees Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
62
2908
Cheap Trick Cheap Trick Hard Rock, Power Pop
63
2944
Dave Edmunds Get It Pub Rock, Rock & Roll, Roots Rock
64
2983
The Stranglers No More Heroes Post-Punk, Punk Rock
65
2991
Blondie Plastic Letters New Wave, Pop Rock

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
UFO Lights Out Hard Rock
John Martyn One World Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter
The Heptones Party Time Roots Reggae
Earth, Wind & Fire All 'n' All Funk, Soul
Donna Summer Once Upon a Time Disco
The Beatles The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl Merseybeat
The Persuasions Chirpin' A cappella, Doo-Wop, Soul
Horace Andy In the Light Roots Reggae
The Alan Parsons Project I, Robot Art Rock, Progressive Rock
James Taylor JT Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane Rough Mix Rock
Bootsy's Rubber Band Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! P-Funk
Eddie and The Hot Rods Life on the Line Proto-Punk, Pub Rock
Thin Lizzy Bad Reputation Hard Rock
Dwight Twilley Band Twilley Don't Mind Power Pop
Parliament Live: P-Funk Earth Tour P-Funk
Junior Murvin Police & Thieves Roots Reggae
Supertramp Even in the Quietest Moments... Pop Rock, Progressive Pop, Progressive Rock
Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943 Big Band, Swing
Dennis Brown Wolf & Leopards Roots Reggae
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Shuffering & Shmiling Afrobeat
Burning Spear Dry & Heavy Roots Reggae
Kenny Burrell Ellington Is Forever, Vol. 2 Big Band
The Harold Land/Blue Mitchell Quintet Mapenzi Jazz
Jethro Tull Songs from the Wood Folk Rock, Progressive Rock
John Coltrane Afro Blue Impressions Hard Bop
The Jam This Is the Modern World Mod Revival, Punk Rock
Garland Jeffreys Ghost Writer Pop Rock
The Vibrators Pure Mania Punk Rock
Miles Davis Dark Magus Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk
Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1947 Big Band
The J. Geils Band Monkey Island Rock
Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946 Big Band
McCoy Tyner Supertrios Avant-Garde Jazz
Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1944 Big Band
Herbie Hancock V.S.O.P. - The Quintet Post-Bop